Series 5
Personal papers
Box 18

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of a small group of personal papers relating to Matt N. and Evelyn Graves Crawford and to their daughter, Evelyn Louise Crawford. The papers include general correspondence, including a few post cards sent by Matt to his wife while he was in the Soviet Union (1932) and a small number of letters from William Patterson (1962-1972). They also include legal documents of identification, marriage, professional certification and items of personal interest, including awards and birthday celebrations.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Correspondence
Box Folder Content
18 1 Correspondence, various dates
21 6 Correspondence, 1927
21 7 Correspondence-- Elected officials, 1935, 1983
21 8 Correspondence-- Oakland Free Library, 1929-1935
21 9 Correspondence-- Robeson, Essie to Matt Crawford, 1965
Financial/legal documents
18 2 Marriage documents [Matt Crawford/ Frances Catlett], 1978
21 11 Chiropractic licenses, 1941
OP1 11 Diploma, 1927
21 12 Financial Documents- Evelyn Graves Crawford, 1929
21 13 Tax Returns- Evelyn Graves Crawford, 1929-1932
21 14 S.S. Europa passenger list, 1932
21 15 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [1 of 7]
21 16 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [2 of 7]
21 17 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [3 of 7]
21 16 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [4 of 7]
22 1 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [5 of 7]
22 2 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [6 of 7]
22 3 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Matt Crawford [7 of 7]
22 4 Federal Bureau of Investigation File- Evelyn Graves Crawford
22 5 ID card and passport- Matt Crawford, 1932, 1943
18 3 Miscellaneous financial documents
18 4 Miscellaneous legal documents
18 5 Retirement papers: Evelyn Phyllis Crawford
18 6 War ration book, Evelyn Louise Crawford
21 10 War ration books
Photographs
18 7 Malcolm X at freedom march in Washington, D.C., [?], 1960s
18 8 Matt Crawford w/ Louise Thompson Patterson and unidentified individuals at social gathering, ca. 1980s
18 9 Matt Crawford w/ unidentified individual, n.d.
18 10 Paul Robeson w/ unidentified individuals at meeting of National Union of Marine Cooks and Stewards, San Francisco Branch, n.d. [negative included]
18 11 Trip to Soviet Union, 1932 (includes group photo of Matt Crawford, Langston Hughes, Louise Thompson and unidentified individuals)
18 12 Unidentified group, negative, undated
22 6 Slides
22 7 Photogtaphs
22 8 Negatives
22 9 Portraits
22 10 Langston Hughes
22 11 Family Photographs, 1940s-1980s
22 12 Family Photographs
22 13 Matt Crawford's trip to Europe and the USSR, 1932
22 14 Matt Crawford's trip to Europe and the USSR-- negatives, 1932
22 14 Matt Crawford on a picket line in Oakland, 1946
22 15 Matt Crawford's 80th birthday party, 1983
24 - Matt Crawford's camera
Printed material
18 13 Newspaper clippings
22 17 Newspaper clippings
OP1 10 Newspaper clippings
22 18 Russian Newspapers
22 19 Printed Material
18 14 Commencement programs
OP1 9 Charles White- Six Drawings
Writings about Matt Crawford
18 15 Awards: Matt Crawford
18 16 Biographical material: Matt Crawford
18 17 Eightieth birthday celebration: Matt Crawford
18 18 "Matt…Just Another Guy," description of half-hour video portrait of Matt Crawford
Miscellaneous papers
18 19 Hand lettered banner, unidentified
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